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understanding

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of understanding

  1. 1 an arrangement about action to be taken <the landlord came to an understanding with the tenants about his obligations for maintaining the property> Synonyms accord, bargain, compact, contract, convention, covenant, deal, disposition, pact, settlement, agreementRelated Words charter, treaty; binder, pledge, promise; alliance, association, entente, entente cordiale, league, partnership; acceptance, approval, assent, concurrence, consent, OK (or okay)

  2. 2 the knowledge gained from the process of coming to know or understand something <a social observer with a deep understanding of the problems that the nation's cities face in the 21st century> Synonyms appreciation, apprehension, grasp, grip, hold, perception, percipience, comprehensionRelated Words absorption, assimilation, digestion, uptake; conception, visualization; awareness, consciousness, enlightenment, realizationNear Antonyms misapprehension, miscomprehension, misinterpretation, misperception, misunderstandingAntonyms incomprehension, noncomprehension





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